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What does Kaila mean?

Kaila Pronunciation of Kaila as a girls' name is pronounced KYE-lah, KAY-lah, kye-EE-lah. It is of Hebrew and Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Kaila is "the laurel crown; style". See also Cayla and Kayla.


ASSOCIATED WITH laurel (tree), crown (queen)


VARIANTS Kaela, Kaelah, Kailah

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CAYLA, KAYLA Caela, Caihla, Caila, Cailey, Cailie, Cala, Calla, Cayla, Caylia, Kaala, Kahla, Kailagh, Kailey, Kailie, Kalae, Kalah, Kalla, Kayla, Kaylah, Kayle, Kaylee, Kayley, Kaylha, Kaylie, Kaylin, Kaylla, Kaylyn, Keyla

(female) Kola, ..

(male) Kaika, ..

Kaila Galilea (K.G.), ..

How popular is Kaila?

Kaila is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3075 out of 4276, Top 72%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kaila entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #369 in the U.S. in the year 1991, and is currently at #1653. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaila name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaila outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Kaila (#1653 IN RECENT RANKINGS) are Kaylee (#97), Kayla (#149), Kailey (#683), Keyla (#764), Kaylie (#790), Kaylin (#938), Calla (#1686), Kaylyn (#1740), Cailey, Cayla, Kaela, Kailah, Kaylah, Kayle and Kayley. These relations of Kaila were at the apex of their popularity 23 years ago (USAGE OF 1.3%) and are now much less popular (USAGE 0.4%, 69.9%). Kayla is a constant favorite, although Keyla appears to be gaining popularity too, while forms such as Kaylyn have become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaila, Cailey, Calla, Cayla, Kaela in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailah, Kailey, Kayla, Kaylah, Kayle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylee, Kayley, Kaylie, Kaylin, Kaylyn, Keyla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kayla, Kaylee outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kaila is pronounced similarly to Calli, Callia, Cally, Kaelee, Kaeley, Kaelie, Kahlei, Kala, Kalea, Kalei, Kali, Kalie, Kallie, Kaly, Kaylea, Kaylei, Keala, Kealy, Keelia, Keilah, Kelli, Kilee, Kylah, Kylea and Kyli. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Baila, Dalila, Darla, Dayla, Fila, Gaila, Gala, Galila, Gayla, Gila, Glila, Hala, Kaara, Kacia, Kahle, Kai, Kaia, Kaija, Kailan, Kailani, Kailin, Kaira, Kaite, Kalila, Kalilah, Kallan, Kalle, Kamila, Kamilka (see Camilla), Kamilla, Kara, Karida, Karisa, Karla, Karli, Kaska, Kata, Katiya, Katla, Kaylan, Keiba, Keira, Kina, Kiva, Laila, Lala, Naila, Twila, Tzila and Valla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kaila.

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